Alison A Galbraith

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Delayed and forgone care for families with chronic conditions in high-deductible health plans
    Alison A Galbraith
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:1105-11. 2012
  2. pmc High-deductible health plans: are vulnerable families enrolled?
    Alison A Galbraith
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Harvard Medical School, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th floor Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 123:e589-94. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Medicaid acceptance and availability of timely follow-up for newborns with Medicaid
    Alison A Galbraith
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 116:1148-54. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Use of well-child visits in high-deductible health plans
    Alison A Galbraith
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Fl, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:833-40. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Nearly half of families in high-deductible health plans whose members have chronic conditions face substantial financial burden
    Alison A Galbraith
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:322-31. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Cancer screening before and after switching to a high-deductible health plan
    J Frank Wharam
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Ann Intern Med 148:647-55. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Asthma care quality for children with minority-serving providers
    Alison A Galbraith
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:38-45. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Emergency department use and subsequent hospitalizations among members of a high-deductible health plan
    J Frank Wharam
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    JAMA 297:1093-102. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Some families who purchased health coverage through the Massachusetts Connector wound up with high financial burdens
    Alison A Galbraith
    Department of Population Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 32:974-83. 2013
  10. pmc Reliability of a patient survey assessing cost-related changes in health care use among high deductible health plan enrollees
    Robert B Penfold
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:133. 2011

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc Delayed and forgone care for families with chronic conditions in high-deductible health plans
    Alison A Galbraith
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:1105-11. 2012
    ..Individuals with chronic conditions are at particular risk for increased out-of-pocket costs in HDHPs and resulting cost-related underuse of essential health care...
  2. pmc High-deductible health plans: are vulnerable families enrolled?
    Alison A Galbraith
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Harvard Medical School, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th floor Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 123:e589-94. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the characteristics of families who have children and switch to high-deductible health plans with those who stay in traditional plans...
  3. ncbi request reprint Medicaid acceptance and availability of timely follow-up for newborns with Medicaid
    Alison A Galbraith
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 116:1148-54. 2005
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Use of well-child visits in high-deductible health plans
    Alison A Galbraith
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Fl, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:833-40. 2010
    ..To examine how enrollment in high-deductible health plans (HDHPs) affects use of well-child visits relative to traditional plans, when preventive care is exempt from the deductible...
  5. doi request reprint Nearly half of families in high-deductible health plans whose members have chronic conditions face substantial financial burden
    Alison A Galbraith
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:322-31. 2011
    ..As health reform efforts advance, policy makers must consider how to modify high-deductible plans to reduce the financial burden for families with chronic conditions...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cancer screening before and after switching to a high-deductible health plan
    J Frank Wharam
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Ann Intern Med 148:647-55. 2008
    ..Health plans with high deductibles could lead patients to avoid preventive care, such as cancer screening...
  7. doi request reprint Asthma care quality for children with minority-serving providers
    Alison A Galbraith
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:38-45. 2010
    ..To compare asthma care quality for children with and without minority-serving providers...
  8. ncbi request reprint Emergency department use and subsequent hospitalizations among members of a high-deductible health plan
    J Frank Wharam
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    JAMA 297:1093-102. 2007
    ..High-deductible health plans have been promoted as a means of reducing overutilization but could also be related to worse outcomes if patients defer necessary care...
  9. doi request reprint Some families who purchased health coverage through the Massachusetts Connector wound up with high financial burdens
    Alison A Galbraith
    Department of Population Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 32:974-83. 2013
    ....
  10. pmc Reliability of a patient survey assessing cost-related changes in health care use among high deductible health plan enrollees
    Robert B Penfold
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:133. 2011
    ..Despite the widespread use of survey questions to measure changes in health care use and related behaviors, scant data exists on the reliability of such questions...
  11. pmc Out-of-pocket financial burden for low-income families with children: socioeconomic disparities and effects of insurance
    Alison A Galbraith
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:1722-36. 2005
    ....
  12. pmc Consumer awareness and strategies among families with high-deductible health plans
    Tracy A Lieu
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:249-54. 2010
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Periodic use of inhaled steroids in children with mild persistent asthma: what are pediatricians recommending?
    Gregory S Sawicki
    Harvard Pediatric Health Services Research Fellowship Program, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 47:446-51. 2008
    ..2-0.6) for mild persistent asthma. Further research is needed on the effectiveness of periodic ICS use for children with mild persistent asthma and on underlying reasons for differing provider practice patterns...
  14. ncbi request reprint Emergency department use and perceived delay in accessing illness care among children with Medicaid
    Alison A Galbraith
    University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 4:509-13. 2004
    ..Children covered by Medicaid are at increased risk of emergency department (ED) utilization.Objective.-To examine whether an association exists between ED use and perceived delay in accessing acute care...
  15. ncbi request reprint Adolescent health care expenditures: a descriptive profile
    Paul W Newacheck
    Institute for Health Policy Studies and Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Francisco, 3333 California Street, Suite 265, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    J Adolesc Health 32:3-11. 2003
    ..To examine health care spending patterns for U.S. adolescents aged 10 to 18 years using nationally representative household survey data...